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Bodegas Tradición

An intriguing, evocative bodega, not only for its extra-aged sherries (at least 20, mostly 30 years old) but also because it houses the Colección Joaquín Rivero, a private Spanish art collection that includes import…
Fortress in Jerez de la Frontera

Alcázar

Jerez' muscular yet elegant 11th- or 12th-century fortress is one of Andalucía's best-preserved Almohad-era relics. It's notable for its octagonal tower, a classic example of Almohad defensive forts, reached through…
Cathedral in Jerez de la Frontera

Catedral de San Salvador

Echoes of Seville colour Jerez' dramatic cathedral, a surprisingly harmonious mix of baroque, neoclassical and Gothic styles. Standout features are its broad flying buttresses and intricately carved stone ceilings. …
Arts Centre in Jerez de la Frontera

Centro Andaluz de Flamenco

At once architecturally intriguing – note the entrance's original 15th-century Mudéjar artesonado (ceiling of interlaced beams with decorative inserts) and the intricate Andalucian baroque courtyard – and a fantasti…
Museum in Jerez de la Frontera

Museo Arqueológico

In the Santiago quarter, Jerez' revamped archaeology museum houses fascinating local relics ranging from Paleolithic to 20th-century times. Look especially for the 7th-century-BC Greek bronze helmet found in the Río…
Winery in Jerez de la Frontera

Bodegas González–Byass

Home to the famous Tío Pepe brand, González–Byass is one of Jerez' biggest sherry houses, handily located just west of the Alcázar. Three to five daily tours run in Spanish, three to four in English and two to three…
Winery in Jerez de la Frontera

Bodegas Sandeman

Three or four daily tours (no bookings needed) each in English, Spanish and German, and one in French, all including three-sherry tastings; the website has up-to-date schedules. In honour of its Scottish creator, Sa…
Church in Jerez de la Frontera

Iglesia de San Miguel

Built between the 15th and 18th centuries, this beautiful church is a blend of Gothic, Renaissance and baroque architecture. Its three-tiered, elaborately carved baroque bell tower is topped by a colourful tile-patt…
Winery in Jerez de la Frontera

Bodegas Lustau

Book ahead for excellent-value, English- or Spanish-language tours of the handsome Lustau bodega, founded in 1896. 'Basic' tours (€15) include eight wines, while 'full tastings' (€25) take in 12 wines. Check schedul…
Museum in Jerez de la Frontera

Museo del Enganche

Part of the famous Real Escuela Andaluza del Arte Ecuestre, Jerez' Horse-Carriage Museum includes an 18th-century Binder hunting break.